To commute or not to commute…

To commute or not to commute…

Newly returned to work after a nice 10 and half month maternity break I’ve been looking forward to the sanity that a professional environment and work brings. Having been employed for many years I have recently taken the plunge into the unchartered waters of self-employment, both as a lawyer and a blogger.…Continue Reading

Blood-curdling Fruit Pavlova with raspberry compote

Blood-curdling Fruit Pavlova with raspberry compote

In honour of Halloween and inspired by one of the final tasks in The Great British Bake Off, I decided I’d make a two-tiered fruit Pavlova for a dinner party on Saturday night. If you fancy trying it, here’s how:…Continue Reading

Detox How You Do Things!

Detox How You Do Things!

Sometimes we need to change how we approach things to get results whether it’s at home or at work. Here’s I do things.…Continue Reading

Shop till you drop…or not!

Shop till you drop…or not!

“Would you like to come to Selfridges?” This was the question the Husband asked me a few days ago. “I’ve got a meeting in Selfridges, come along, bring the kids and you can have a wander whilst I have my meeting and we’ll go for lunch afterwards” he said. Errr, ok. Was my instant thought. I answered quickly, “yes, okay. That would be nice”.

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Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque

Welcome to my blog. I’m Erika. Former shoe-buying IT Business Manager and now Corporate and Commercial Lawyer. Wife to the gorgeous Mr T, accidental step-mum to two lovely (most of the time) boys and mum to 18-month old and 4-month old boys.

Motherhood has been my biggest adventure and oh, how my life has changed. But I am still me.…Continue Reading